Severe storms forecast in morning, afternoon

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Posted at 5:47 AM, Mar 05, 2024
and last updated 2024-03-06 02:59:33-05

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — Scattered showers and storms start in the morning Wednesday then a second round is possible in the afternoon.

A developing weather system in the Gulf of Mexico will move into Florida overnight.

It will bring a severe weather threat potentially three times in the next 24 hours. The first would be near Okeechobee and Indian River counties overnight.

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Models have backed off in intensity but the threat for severe weather exists. Wind, hail and a brief tornado can't be ruled out.

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Rain chances will drop by Thursday. As drier conditions return for the end of the week, temperatures will climb.

Temperatures will only get hotter closer to the weekend with highs in the mid-80s by Friday, then the upper 80s by Saturday.

The next cold front for our area is forecast to arrive early next week.